Lake Crystal, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 2,487 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 1,272  (51.2%)
Females: 1,215  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56055.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,216 (it was $39,912 in 2000)
Lake Crystal:

$68,216
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,552 (it was $17,454 in 2000)

Lake Crystal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $163,314 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Lake Crystal:

$163,314
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $228,194; detached houses: $240,747; townhouses or other attached units: $236,583; in 2-unit structures: $194,394; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $221,446; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,727; mobile homes: $37,561

Median gross rent in 2019: $722.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Crystal: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.6%

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  • Races in Lake Crystal, MN (2019)
    • 2,57997.0%White alone
    • 391.5%Hispanic
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Two or more races

Races in Lake Crystal detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Lake Crystal by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(39.1)
3
(118.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.1)
3
(114.1)
2
(76.4)
3
(113.9)
1
(38.9)
1
(38.7)
1
(39.1)
1
(39.4)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.2)
1
(40.2)
4
(160.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(552.7)
5
(195.2)
7
(266.3)
10
(381.8)
9
(341.6)
15
(583.9)
11
(426.0)
17
(664.8)
6
(236.7)
10
(396.4)
14
(555.1)
16
(642.8)
17
(683.6)
6
(240.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(1,066)
32
(1,249)
55
(2,092)
42
(1,604)
39
(1,480)
18
(700.7)
40
(1,549)
21
(821.3)
19
(749.5)
17
(673.8)
10
(396.5)
14
(562.5)
12
(482.5)
22
(881.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(234.2)
1
(38.0)
4
(152.7)
1
(38.0)
1
(38.9)
1
(38.7)
4
(156.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.6)
2
(79.3)
4
(160.7)
1
(40.2)
2
(80.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.0)
1
(38.2)
3
(113.9)
2
(77.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index112.9140.9158.6148.9139.3110.9133.6131.0160.965.861.188.478.4122.6

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City-data.com crime index in Lake Crystal, MN

Crime rate in Lake Crystal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (62.6%), Irish (9.1%), American (4.5%), Norwegian (4.2%), English (3.4%), Welsh (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,399 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Crystal, Minnesota map

25 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,937 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,166 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (63.8 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (75.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (366.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Garden City, MN (2.2 miles ),
Skyline, MN (3.1 miles ),
Good Thunder, MN (3.2 miles ),
Vernon Center, MN (3.2 miles ),
Madelia, MN (3.3 miles ),
North Mankato, MN (3.3 miles ),
Nicollet, MN (3.4 miles ),
Mankato, MN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 44.11 N, Longitude: 94.22 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Lake Crystal, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake Crystal, MN in 2019
Lake Crystal satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $335,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $297,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $266,100
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $232,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake Crystal, MN residents
Average permit cost in Lake Crystal, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +325 (+15.5%).
Most common industries in Lake Crystal, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.4%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Lake Crystal, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Printing workers (3.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Lake Crystal, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake Crystal, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Lake Crystal-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Lake Crystal city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 8/24/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 37 people and caused $24 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Crystal-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from Lake Crystal center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 257.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 252.5 miles away from Lake Crystal center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 174.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.9 miles away from Lake Crystal center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blue Earth County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Crystal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Crystal:

  • LAKE CRYSTAL HEALTHCARE CTR (202 LACLAIRE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Crystal:

  • HILLCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MANKATO, MN)
  • PATHSTONE LUTHERAN HOME (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MANKATO, MN)
  • PATHSTONE LIVING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MANKATO, MN)
  • MADELIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • REM HEARTLAND INC MADELIA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • LAURELS PEAK REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MANKATO, MN)
  • THERESE K SEXTON HOME SOUTH (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NORTH MANKATO, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Crystal:

  • South Central College (about 10 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 12 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 20 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • St Olaf College (about 57 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 58 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Normandale Community College (about 67 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Riverland Community College (about 68 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)

Public high school in Lake Crystal:

  • LK CRYSTAL-WELLCOME MEMORIAL SEC. (Location: 607 KNIGHTS LN, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Lake Crystal:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lake Crystal: Lake Crystal (A), Lake Crystal City Hall (B), Lake Crystal Public Library (C), Lake Crystal Fire Department (D), Lake Crystal Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Crystal include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Holy Family Catholic Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Crystal: Robinson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Moxie Meixell - Baseball player.

Blue Earth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Crystal and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE CRYSTAL (Population served: 2,593, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.2%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
33 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Lake Crystal (2011 data):

  • Minnstar Bank National Association: at 202 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $114.3 mil, Deposits: $103.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lake Crystal Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lake Crystal:

Marital status in Lake Crystal, MN
  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Crystal:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lake Crystal
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lake Crystal, MN (based on Blue Earth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,0939
Mainline Protestant12,50828
Evangelical Protestant10,65034
Other1,4684
None26,294-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Blue Earth County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Blue Earth County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Blue Earth County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Blue Earth County:

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.7%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.9%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Crystal:

55.1%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.2%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Crystal:

11.3%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

61.3%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Crystal:

79.4%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Crystal, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$20,779$62,3370$0
Financial Administration 3$13,410$53,6400$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$14,539$58,1565$3,719
Electric Power 3$24,428$97,7120$0
Water Supply 2$8,301$49,8060$0
Sewerage 2$8,301$49,8060$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,123$85,4760$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$947
Totals for Government 17$96,881$68,3876$4,666

Lake Crystal government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,724,000 ($1095.30)
    Water Utilities: $1,070,000 ($430.24)
    General - Other: $694,000 ($279.05)
    Sewerage: $624,000 ($250.90)
    Regular Highways: $506,000 ($203.46)
    Police Protection: $275,000 ($110.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000 ($85.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $185,000 ($74.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $143,000 ($57.50)
    Health - Other: $109,000 ($43.83)
    Financial Administration: $95,000 ($38.20)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($6.03)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($4.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($3.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,000 ($45.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $168,000 ($67.55)
    Electric Utilities: $25,000 ($10.05)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($4.02)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($4.02)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($3.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($29.35)

Lake Crystal government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $582,000 ($234.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $199,000 ($80.02)
    Other: $168,000 ($67.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($5.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $178,000 ($71.57)
    Special Assessments: $77,000 ($30.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($6.03)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,804,000 ($1127.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,004,000 ($403.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $721,000 ($289.91)
    Other: $78,000 ($31.36)
  • Tax - Property: $1,059,000 ($425.81)
    Public Utilities Sales: $77,000 ($30.96)
    Other License: $40,000 ($16.08)

Lake Crystal government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,224,000 ($2904.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,281,000 ($2525.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $943,000 ($379.17)

Lake Crystal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,104,000 ($1248.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,000 ($57.90)

8.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nicollet County, MN  1.81% ($45,496 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.42% ($30,267)
from Le Sueur County, MN  0.38% ($43,568)


9.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nicollet County, MN  1.82% ($51,497 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  1.02% ($35,696)
to Dakota County, MN  0.41% ($57,716)

Businesses in Lake Crystal, MN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Crystal:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYSM (1230 AM; 1 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRBI (1310 AM; 1 kW; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Crystal:

  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K274AL (102.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K206DI (89.1 FM; NICOLLET, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRBI-FM (105.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K269EC (101.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: GEMINI BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Crystal:

  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
Lake Crystal fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Lake Crystal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.9mTotal length
  • $1,039,999,000Total costs
  • 55,066Total average daily traffic
  • 3,938Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,042Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lake Crystal, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lake Crystal, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Crystal)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lake Crystal, MN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • LAKE CRYSTAL, 485 Scott St. (Lat: 44.109722 Lon: -94.224722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQGC242,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2016, Expiration Date: 12/05/2026, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • Lake Crystal SE, Lat: 44.129528 Lon: -94.188278, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 151.8 m, Call Sign: WQKH680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr., Registrant: Shelley Sadowsky, LLC, 5938 Dorchester Way, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (202) 997-9392, Email:
  • Lake Crystal NW, Lat: 44.129528 Lon: -94.188278, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 151.8 m, Call Sign: WQKH680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr., Registrant: Shelley Sadowsky, LLC, 5938 Dorchester Way, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (202) 997-9392, Email:
  • MS03NP712, 19060 510th Ave (Lat: 44.097028 Lon: -94.230111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 52.1 m, Call Sign: WQQS705,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • LAKE CRYSTAL, On Hwy 60 3.2 Km Ne (Lat: 44.129528 Lon: -94.188278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 151.8 m, Call Sign: WQXT255,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2016, Expiration Date: 06/01/2026, Certifier: Daniel L Richter, Registrant: Minnesota Valley Television Improvement Corporation, 30 W. Water Street, Granite Falls, MN 56241, Phone: (320) 564-4807, Fax: (651) 228-2645, Email:
  • Lake Crystal New, Nw Of The Ne Quarter, Section 32 T108n, R28w (Lat: 44.122806 Lon: -94.214972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQYH328,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2016, Expiration Date: 09/27/2026, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 West County Road B2 Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • On Mn 60, 3.2 Km Nw Of (Lat: 44.128833 Lon: -94.187722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: KNKM587,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2004, Certifier: William Buxbaum, Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Crystal)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2312K, N2312K, N-2312K, Serial Number: 5039, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 09/10/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Davey, 21786 Flint Rd, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2438P, N2438P, N-2438P, Serial Number: 22-2809, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Davey, 21786 Flint Rd, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Aircraft: STINSON 10 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A80 SERIES (80 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27757, N27757, N-27757, Serial Number: 7696, Year manufactured: 1940, Certificate Issue Date: 08/16/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Davey, 21786 Flint Rd, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33587, N33587, N-33587, Serial Number: 14064, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Joel P Mckinzie, Po Box 826, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3786E, N3786E, N-3786E, Serial Number: 7AC-7068, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/1974
    Registrant (Individual): J Lonny Hughes, 21450 478th Ave, Lake Crystal, MN 56055

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$142,0901$91,1803$139,357
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$176,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$75,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9710.00

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 27 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lake Crystal, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.6%), and Structure Fires (34.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lake Crystal, MN
    • 10845.6%Outside Fires
    • 8234.6%Structure Fires
    • 4117.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Crystal, MN
Most common first names in Lake Crystal, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2876.8 years
Robert2373.5 years
William1978.9 years
George1777.6 years
Mary1684.3 years
Thomas1576.2 years
Margaret1486.2 years
Carl1382.7 years
Emma1386.4 years
Charles1277.2 years
Most common last names in Lake Crystal, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6583.9 years
Roberts2379.6 years
Williams2379.9 years
Davis2280.0 years
Johnson2281.8 years
Anderson2079.2 years
Nelson1977.4 years
Larson1677.4 years
Hanson1486.4 years
Owens1486.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Crystal, MN
  • 93.6%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Crystal, MN
  • 60.6%Utility gas
  • 35.2%Electricity
  • 4.2%Other fuel


Lake Crystal compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Eldon D. Jones (3)
  • Eric Holland (2)
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  • Joshua J. Siebert (1)
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  • Eric J. Holland (1)
  • Dan Sonnek (1)
  • Barry L. Anderson (1)
  • Mark Larry Walters (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2023.